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Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 1–5 | Cite as

Acetonylidene americanin A, an artefact isolated fromPhytolacca americana

  • Won Sick Woo
  • Sam Sik Kang
  • Otto Seligmann
  • Hildebert Wagner
Original Articles

Abstract

From the seeds ofPhytolacca americana, acetonylidene americanin A was isolated and its structure elucidated mainly by spectroscopic methods. This compound is not a genuine constitutent but formed in the tissue on heating with acetone.

Keywords

Phytolacca americana Phytolaccaceae acetone adduct of americanin A aldol condensation reaction in plant tissues 

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© The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Won Sick Woo
    • 1
  • Sam Sik Kang
    • 1
  • Otto Seligmann
    • 2
  • Hildebert Wagner
    • 2
  1. 1.Natural Products Research InstituteSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie der Universität MünchenMünchenW. Germany

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